WATERVILLE — Colby College recently announced the following February events that are free and open to the public:

* A talk, “Climate Change and the Search for Meaning, from Neanderthals to Extreme Skier” with Auden Schendler, vice president of sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company, is set for 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Fairchild Room, Dana Dining Hall.

For more information, call Lia Morris at 859-5356 or email [email protected]

* Noontime Art Talk: Images of Abraham Lincoln in the Permanent Collection. A discussion with Lincoln expert and John J. and Cornelia V. Gibson Professor of History Elizabeth Leonard, will take place at noon Thursday.

For more information, call Colby College Museum of Art, at 859-5600 or email [email protected]

* Art to Heart: Valentine Printmaking Workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Colby College Museum of Art and Barrels Community Market.

Participants can learn about prints and patterns at the museum, then, at Barrels Community Market, create stamps to print valentine cards. Attendance is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, call 859-5613.

* “Ringing the Doorbell: Saner, Healthier Sex in College” with guest speaker Cindy Pierce will be discussed at 7 p.m. Monday at Page Commons, Cotter Union. In this hilarious keynote, Pierce uses anecdotes and her social research to demystify sex and relationships in college. Students walk away with safer and more realistic expectations around sex. Pierce is shaking people out of their comfort zones. She is the co-author of “Finding the Doorbell: Sexual Satisfaction for the Long Haul.”

For more information, call Deb Thurston at 859-4250, or email [email protected]


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